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Lemony Tuna Burgers

White beans combine with canned tuna in these meaty patties that cook up fast on the stovetop.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

20 min.

Total Time:

30 min.


  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1 cup rinsed, drained canned small white beans
  • 2 (5 oz.) cans chunk light tuna in water, drained
  • ½ cup Italian-seasoned dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. Old Bay seasoning
  • 4 hamburger buns, split, toasted
  • 2 small tomatoes sliced
  • Freshly ground pepper


  1. Mix together mayonnaise and lemon juice. Reserve. In bowl, combine lemon zest with beans; mash. Stir in tuna, breadcrumbs, scallion, parsley, egg, seasoning and ¼ cup mayonnaise mixture until blended. Shape into 4 (about ¾” thick) patties.
  2. Coat large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add burgers; cook, flipping once, until browned and cooked through, 4–5 min. per side. Dividing evenly, spread remaining mayonnaise mixture over bun bottoms; top with burgers, tomatoes, pepper and bun tops

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